Whitehall Police Department (NY) -  Facebook Terms of  Viewing and Use

This is the official Facebook page of the Whitehall Police Department in Whitehall, New York. This page was created to provide people who live and work in Whitehall, or others with an interest in the Whitehall Police Department, access to information about the Whitehall Police Department and a platform with which to interact with the Whitehall Police Department. This page is monitored and managed by the Media Information Technology Systems Administrator, of the Whitehall Police Department.

Before posting on this page, please review these terms:

  • A posting on this page constitutes acceptance of these terms.
  • Do not use this page to report a crime. To report a crime, you may call (518)747-3325, for non-emergencies. For emergencies, dial 911.
  • If you have information related to a crime (suspects involved, location, evidence, etc.), please go to our website at www.whitehallpolice.org and click on “Crime Tips”.
  • If you post information related to a crime on this page, you may be placing yourself in the position of becoming a witness to a crime and subject yourself to subpoena.
  • Friending” between Whitehall Police officers and a citizen does not indicate endorsement of that person’s actions or comments.
  • Comments posted by others on the Whitehall Police Department's Facebook page(s) are not to be considered the opinion of the Whitehall Police Department; nor does the Whitehall Police Department endorse any third-party comments on this page.
  • The Whitehall Police Department reserves the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts inappropriate material as determined by the Whitehall Police Department.

The Whitehall Police Department welcomes a person’s right to express his/her opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. The Whitehall Police Department  reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that:

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of others,
  • include racism, hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, violence and/or vulgarity,
  • spam or advertisements,
  • have personal information about another person or that violate a person’s privacy,
  • include copyrighted material that belongs to another person,
  • contain links to inappropriate websites.